TRANSACTIONS OF THE ANTISEPTIC CLUB. New York: E. B. Treat, 5 Cooper Union. Chicago, R. C. Treat. Boston, J. Q. Adams & Co. New Orleans, N. D. McDonald. Cincinnati, John P. Hobart. San Francisco, Johnson & Emigh, 1895. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5 [6] 7-9 [10] 11-14 [15] 16-206, no flyleaves illustrations, original blue cloth, front panel stamped in black, white endpapers. First edition. Remainder binding. Medical humor with a strain of the fantastic, making fun of the then-recent talk of "germs" and antiseptic measures to combat them. "Antiseptic" would be a good way to describe the type of humor afflicting this book. Includes a chapter on "The State of Medicine in the Year 1945" (pages 179-205). Wright (III) 9. Kopp 721. Cloth worn at edges, mainly spine ends and corner tips, a sound, good copy. (#167229).

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